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Clarence Mills

Cultural Background : Haida, Queen Charlotte Islands, BC

Haida artist Clarence Mills was born at Skidegate, Queen Charlotte Islands, British Columbia in 1958. He is a member of the Eagle Clan and takes the Split Raven and Grizzly Bear as his crests.

His grandfather Jimmy Wilson was hereditary Chief Skedans. His grandmother gave him his Haida name – Gah-ghin-skuss, meaning ‘your out of your own land'.

With guidance from his uncle, Doug Wilson, Clarence began studying traditional Haida art at the age of eighteen. Clarence has dedicated himself to becoming proficient in a wide variety of mediums, including silkscreen printmaking, sandblasting glass, silver & gold jewelry.

He also carves argillite, traditional stone of the Haida, along with cedar boxes, bowls, doors, plaques, and monumental size totem poles for various international events.

Clarence Mills' Haida designs are amongst the most powerful Northwest Coast artwork being created today. He creates in the tradition of his people.

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Origine Culturelle : Haïda , Îles de la Reine-Charlotte, Colombie-Britannique

L'artiste haïda Clarence Mills est né à Skidegate, aux Îles de la Reine-Charlotte, en Colombie- Britannique en 1958. Il est membre du clan de l'Aigle et prend comme emblèmes Le Corbeau Fendu et L'Ours Grizzly .

Son grand-père Jimmy Wilson était chef héréditaire de Skedans. Sa grand-mère lui a donné son nom Haida; Gah-Ghin-Skuss, qui signifie “vous êtes sur votre propre terre” .

Avec les conseils de son oncle , Doug Wilson , Clarence a commencé à étudier l'art traditionnel haïda à l'âge de dix-huit ans . Clarence se consacre à devenir compétent dans une grande variété de médiums , y compris la sérigraphie , le sablage de verre, et les bijoux en argent et en or.

Il sculpte aussi l'argilite, pierre traditionnelle des Haïdas, et aussi des boîtes de cèdre , des bols

 

6"x 9" Artcards $6.95 Cdn each
Minimum Order of 3 cards

Matted Artcards 11" x 14" 20.00 Minimum 2

Framed Artcards 10-5/8" x 13" $ 36.00 Minimum 2

Canvas stretched wooden frame 8" x 10" $44.00

Stretched and framed Canvas in a Black floater frame

9-1/4" x 11-1/4" $70.00

 

All Limited Editions

Available in 13 X 16.5

Canvas = Unstretched. matted or stretched and framed

 

Haida Blue Moon

POD991AC

Haida Butterfly

POD989AC

Haida Full Moon

POD990AC

Haida Cresent Moon

POD787AC

Skanna

POD778AC

Haida Salmon

POD789AC

Haida Raven

POD790AC

Haida Grizzly Bear

POD780AC

Haida Beaver

POD791AC

Haida Frog

POD781AC

Natural Spawning Sockeye

POD792AC

Haida Eagle

POD782AC

Haida Spawning Sockeye

POD793AC

 

Haida Hummingbird

POD783AC

Haida Split Eagle

POD784AC

 

Haida Thunderbird

POD785AC

Haida Killer Whale

POD786AC